The African Crowd in Nairobi: Popular Movements and Élite Politics

@inproceedings{Furedi1973TheAC,
  title={The African Crowd in Nairobi: Popular Movements and {\'E}lite Politics},
  author={Frank Furedi},
  year={1973}
}
The absence of popular participation in the political process of post-independent Kenya should be seen as the outcome of a political tension, which has its roots in the colonial period. The growth of Nairobi, a colonial urban centre par excellence , provided unequal opportunities for its African population. The majority of the Nairobi Africans came to constitute the African crowd—domestic servants, the majority of workers in private and public employment, and petty traders. This group should be… CONTINUE READING

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